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CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am EST
protection of the geneva convention until the end of hostilities. neither of those happened. these men were held without rights for 2-1/2 years and the supreme court said these men have no address if they claim they were captured by the states they have to have the right to do this and this is the method that it should be. the others thing that happened is between the seventh of february 2002 when president bush issued an executive order claiming the geneva convention didn't apply until june of 2006 when in hampton vs. rumsfeld the supreme court said any prisoner you are holding has minimum protection of article iii of the geneva convention which guarantees you cannot be tortured or abused. between those two dates the united states was happily torturing people because it claimed they didn't have rights. the very fundamental issues that drew me into this and keep me involved and all along the way what happened was i happened to be in place, had the ability to be there when a huge amount of information was released through the freedom of information lawsuit by the pentagon in 2006 wi
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:30am EST
context and give them protection of the geneva convention until the end of hostility. neither of those happened. these men were literally held without rights for 2.5 years until the supreme court said these men have to have the right to do this. between the seventh of february, 2002 and president bush claiming that the geneva convention did not apply until june, 2006 the supreme court said excuse me, and a prisoner you are holding has the minimum protection of article 3 of the geneva convention which guarantees that you cannot torture or abuse. between those two dates, the united states was happily toward free people because it claimed they did not have rights. the very fundamental issues that drew me into this and keep me involved. along the way, i happened to be in place and i have the ability to be there when a huge amount of information was released through the freedom of information act. there were the names and nationalities of the prisoners, 8000 pages of allegations and the transcripts of the tribunals and review boards that took place. they began this process of finding out wh
WHUT
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. there is an organization in geneva called the guantanamo's center. >> guantanamo's justice center. >> the freedom to help people still locked in guantanamo current time to find another country to accept them. to make the judges for the people by following bush and his demonstration. we hope the case against bush in geneva when he is trying to visit geneva. he canceled in 2011. >> he canceled his trip. >> we tried to make for his case when he went to visit canada but canada it does not accept our case. now have a case against canada also. we tried to open a case for him with pakistan, now in london. we tried to open a case against him. but also me and other people, they understand that what has happened for us and guantanamo does not mean all americans are like bush and his in ministration. there are some people that are good. they come to help us. they did not give any payments. they believe that strong. many of them -- i met him after i get my release. they said, we are against what is going on in there at guantanamo. but i am surprised at times when obama becomes president. he p
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
1:00 a.m. not far from geneva -- geneva avenue. alex, i know you spoke to the mother of the victim, what did she say? >> reporter: she is earning anybody to come forward and help police and at this point they have a very vague description on that who opened fire on the two. the man killed in the shooting was 43-year-old daniel cologne a father to one son, a man who grew up in the air. relatives said the two men are were walking home from a nearby bar and he was shot in the upper body and police say his injuries are considered non- life threatening. the most man who died is worried about the little boy who lost his father in the shooting. >> he has a beautiful daniel junior who loves his dad very much. that is going to be very hard for him to go on without his dad. it is very heartbreaking for us. i still don't believe it. >> reporter: police say the shooter in this case ran away from the scene. he is described as the white or -- as white or hispanic. >> reporter: if you know anything, but a call into san francisco police. police tell us the surviving victim was shot in the lung and
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
example from domestic policy. let's look at the laws of war. united states is a party to the geneva conventions of 1949. the original geneva conventions at the traditional laws of war were radically altered in 1977 by the addition of additional protocol one to the geneva conventions. protocol one was supported during negotiations by the group of 77, soviet bloc at the time, the speeds, the swiss, many human rights groups, many ngos, nongovernmental organizations including international committee of the red cross. protocol recognized guerrillas and terrorists is operating without uniforms and without clear command structure is this legitimate combatants. they work under the regulation of the conventions. so they change the rules to favor regular horses or conventional forces. two examples. under protocol one, regulars and terrorists are permitted to hide in civilian population with concealed weapons before an attack it at that point consider civilians. at that point they bring their weapons out of fire. they're a legitimate combatant and forces can fire at them. then they jump back i
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
. not far from geneva avenue. one person was shot and killed, another was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police right now are searching for the fun man who witnesses say was wearing all black. it happened saturday evening and gary jones was driving when somebody fired shots into his car. he was shot at least once and he died later at local hospital. police say that gunman escaped in a silver or white vehicle. >>> well, the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl just in case you didn't hear after a thrilling victory over the atlanta falcons and janine de la vega says the falcons came back home last night. good morning jeanine. >> reporter: that's right, they are here at the training facility and you can bet the team will be here practicing for the next couple of weeks. ktvu channel 2 morning news was there as the team's plane touched down at 11:15 and people were cheering as the players and fans walked off the plane. they made their way to the headquarters in santa clara and they won the game against the atlanta falcons and they had a rough s
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
deadly shooting, it happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. this morning not far from geneva avenue. alex savage has more on what happened. good morning, alex. >> reporter: a man came up to me and told me the two victims were his brother and his cousin. he was too distraught to talk on camera but he said his brother had two young sons and did not deserve to die. the gunman opened fire here at middle street, which was just after midnight. whom saids looked for witnesses. they rushed -- homicides looked for witnesses. the injuries are not considered life-threatening. the man who died in the shooting, 43 years old, the man who was wounded is 34. now police say the man ran away and is either white or hispanic. san francisco police are still trying to find that gunman and by the way this is the third here in san francisco. >>> well preparations are well underway in washington d.c. for president barack obama's second inauguration ceremony just hours away. torii campbell is covering the ceremony, torii, it looks a little chilly out there, how does it look? >> reporter: yes, it it is a little chi
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am EST
themselves and subject to certain laws. it is arguable that article 36 of the geneva convention might be used for certain kinds of enhanced war fighters. there goes my magic orange sling shot but butt exploder. imogen, thoughts? >> like it ever stopped the pentagon before. that's why they couldn't dot petition thing. >> it is called 12/11, baby. >> next? >> dan, what lessons if any can we learn from the movie "universal soldier." >> that lungrin and john claude van dam can have one hell of a fight scene at the end. i was genetic clear engineered to be meed yolker. >> that keeps you off the battlefield which is amazing. >> the i don't know stuff. >> isn't this a violation of our rights? >> this is the stupidest thing i have ever heard. i love the academic who started with the weasel word, arguable. 24r* are a lot of things arguable. >> there is an addition to the geneva convention that said extraordinary -- it was inhumane weapons. i don't know what is inhumane about an exoskeleten. >> all is fair in love and war which is why i wear an exoskeleten. >> he needs to learn his history. we wil
WHUT
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am EST
geneva and the director of the polio eradication program. jeffrey, thank you for talking to us. it would seem with hindsight that it was a very bad decision to carry on the immunization program. >> first of all, i think we should be very clear that this is not only about polio vaccinations, this is a much broader fundamental question of delivery of basic health and civic services to the children and families of pakistan. >> but whenever it was for -- >> we cannot allow a group that has intentions to disrupt social services to prevent vaccination or other health services of children. if the provincial governments have taken the strong decision, they will continue the vaccination of the health in the country. >> sorry, a slight difficulty there, i was trying to get to the point that will almost whatever the reason behind the killings, the fact is, they are happening. your response to the government decision to say keep going ahead with it? we almost know that they're going to be more attacks. >> it actually depends on the level of local preparedness and planning. on goings -- the ongoing d
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am EST
with the geneva convention hoping that would lead to better treatment of americans. the biggest difficulty with japanese prisoners was that early on they wanted to commit suicide. for the very reasons that i mentioned earlier. they thought being captured was dishonorable and begged the americans to let them commit suicide. finally the treatment they receive for the
CBS
Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
gather there geneva this week to negotiate a treaty aimed at reducing the mercury threat. >> reporter: he always considered himself as-- until one day something went very wrong. >> i felt like i was going to fall over when i was running. i was out of breath, balance really went to balance. >> reporter: gelfond who is the c.e.o. of the movie company i max consulted doctors on both coasts. they had no answers. he was worried. >> you know, was it something like ms and it got to a point where i really couldn't cross the street. i had to hold my wife's hand. >> reporter: many tests later a neurologist asked him if he ate a lot of fish, he did. twice a day. diagnosis, mercury poisoning. >> i thought i was doing something good for my body. and it turned out i was doing something really bad for my body. >> reporter: eating fish fish is the principal way people get mercury.song tuna and swordfish contain the most mercury which permanently can damage the brain and kidney. because it is global, no country alone can rid its food supply of contamination. >> 75% of the fish that we eat in the unite
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
geneva for five hours. the only thing they could agree on is talking some more. when it came time for the u.s. special envoy to the region to address reporters, all he could do was expressed sympathy for syria. >> we are all very deeply aware of the immense suffering of the syrian people. it has gone on for far too long. we all stressed the need for a speedy end to the bloodshed, to the destruction, and also the violence in syria. we stress again that, in our view, there was no military solution to this conflict. >> the suffering of the people continues inside the country. video uploaded by activists accuse -- apparently shows the government shelling a village. al jazeera cannot confirm this. more under allied video from outside of the northern city shows a government attack where rebel forces are blocking an oilfield. the government dropped phosphorus bombs. the rebel group has won a major victory in the idlib province. fighters taking over the base. >> loading up their winnings after taking syria's largest helicopter base. these are one of five independent rebel groups to overru
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
hand of course the u.s. treated the japanese in accord with the geneva convention hopefully that would lead to better treatment of americans. the difficulty of early on they wanted to commit suicide for the very reason i mentioned earlier they thought the
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 6:30pm PST
, and an entry visa. in a moment, our report on an auction taking place in geneva of -- tunisia. >> first, a look at some other stories making news. >> new clashes have been reported around the syrian capital of damascus. this video is said to show fighting in a suburb. the army claims to have taken it from rebels. about 50 countries are calling for perpetrators of war crimes committed in syria to be held accountable by the international criminal court in the hague. >> the un's human rights chief, navi pillay, once an international investigation into human rights abuses in north korea. she says there is evidence of rape and a slave laborer at prison camps. she says there has been no improvement since kim jong un took power. >> at least 30 homes have been destroyed in new south wales in australia as searing heat continues to stock wild fires across the east of the country. austrian authorities described the blaze as the most ferocious they have seen in years. the country's top observatory escaped without any major damage. >> thousands of two nations have joined protests against t
FOX Business
Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm EST
to city index. jeff flock is in geneva, illinois, what markets are worth looking at and how homebuilders will take the news. jeff? >> i will give you the secret to success even in a tough market. first the good markets and the bad markets. look at winners in the case-shiller home price index first of all. it is the places that did the worst during the recession. places like phoenix, san francisco, detroit bouncing back even. and las vegas. those are the winners. what are the losers? well, ones we continue to talk about from the last month's report. new york continues to be the worst market. a loss, the only loss in the 20-city index. chicago also low on the list. chief and -- cleveland and boston the others. we're in the mill creek community. this is development outside chicago in the chicago market. i have the secret to it. you're building spec houses, craig. people aren't doing that anymore. why are you doing that? >> we found tremendous response to it. the generally the public has to wait until their home is sold to buy now. once they do they need a to move right away. >>
WHUT
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am EST
geneva. is there any more that has emerged about the gun man and his victims since that news conference? >> as you said in your introduction, three women have died, two men were seriously injured, and they are in hospital. the gunman, too, is in hospital. he was shot by police when they arrived at the scene. they could not even get to the get thece -- ambulances in to intervene. we know he had psychiatric problems. we know he had a gun confiscated in the past, but he had two weapons yesterday evening, one a rather outdated swiss army rifle. this is a country where gun ownership is very common and the gun rules are very liberal. how did somebody who had -- was registered as having psychiatric problems come into the possession of two more weapons? >> there is some speculation about the relationship between him and his victims, the suggestion that he had links or was related to some of them. >> that is speculation at the moment. he knew all of the victims. whether they were family members or not has not been confirmed. this is a very small village, where the victims and gunman lived. it wo
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
them in military and imprison them unmolested with the geneva convention until the end of hostility. none of this happened. the men were the really hot without rights for two and a half years until the supreme court said these men have no redress. they have to have the right to do this and this is the method that it should be. the other thing that happened is between the seventh of february 2002, when bush claims the geneva convention didn't apply. until june 2006, when hamdoon versus rumsfeld said in a person or your holding has the minimum protection of article iii of the geneva convention, which guarantees you cannot be tortured or abused. between us today, the united states is happily torture people because they claimed they did every. so the very, very fundamental issues that journey into this and keep me involved. along the way, what happened was that i have been to the employees and i have the ability to be there been a huge amount of information was released for freedom of information laws is in 2006 and the names and nationalities of the prisoners for the first time i met u
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
visa. in a moment, our report on an auction taking place in geneva of -- tunisia. >> first, a look at some other stories making news. >> new clashes have been reported around the syrian capital of damascus. this video is said to show fighting in a suburb. the army claims to have taken it from rebels. about 50 countries are calling for perpetrators of war crimes committed in syria to be held accountable by the international criminal court in the hague. >> the un's human rights chief, navi pillay, once an international investigation into human rights abuses in north korea. she says there is evidence of rape and a slave laborer at prison camps. she says there has been no improvement since kim jong un took power. >> at least 30 homes have been destroyed in new south wales in australia as searing heat continues to stock wild fires across the east of the country. austrian authorities described the blaze as the most ferocious they have seen in years. the country's top observatory escaped without any major damage. >> thousands of two nations have joined protests against the government -- of t
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
out of geneva, the world food program, which said it is facing difficulties of providing food assistance and aid to all internally displaced inside of syria, and that is due to access rather than shortages. the food program has had trouble accessing its shipment and has pulled out on essential staff. that has limited its abilities, where now it is relying on the only local partner it has, to deliver aid, and even that group has been targeted and has limited capabilities at this time. >> the chief spokeswoman for the world food program explains why agencies are having such a problem reaching people. >> the hard thing is often in some of the areas where there is a lot of fighting our trucks cannot go. sometimes the roads are closed. sometimes trucks are scared to go into certain areas, so in security is our real issue. access to certain areas is a real issue, but the biggest problem we are facing is we cannot scale up more than one- and-a-half million people we are reaching at the moment, because our partners are doing the best they can. they are doing amazing work, but they can
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
on naples street just off geneva avenue in the crocker amazon neighborhood. a 43-year-old man died at the scene. a second man was taken to the hospital with what's being called not life threatening injuries. the suspected shooter was seen running away from the scene. this is the city's third homicide of the year. >>> firefighters in san francisco searching for the cause of a two-alarm fire at an apartment building. firefighters say this one started in a three-story apartment building on 19th and california in the city's richmond district. you can see the flames and smoke billowing out of there through the roof. it took crews 45 minutes to finally knock this fire down. we're happy to report no one was hurt but nine people have not yet been allowed to return to their homes. >>> in south san francisco, police and fire investigators examining a suspicious fire at city hall overnight. witnesses say two dumpster fires were reported near one of the buildings in the city hall complex. one of the fires burned a fence. the other caused damage to an outbuilding used by the planning commission
KCSMMHZ
Jan 31, 2013 2:30pm PST
on occupied land. the united nations human rights council meeting in geneva called israel's settlement building creeping annexation and called on the country to stop the practice and remove all jewish settlers from the west bank. israel is boycotting the meeting as it accuses the council of bias. joining us now for more on these stories is our middle east correspondent. can the region afford a new conflict between syria and israel first of all? >> certainly not. the whole region is in turmoil, weather we look at nigeria, mali, egypt -- whether we look at nigeria, mali, egypt. this was really meant as a warning shot against syria, but then again, the region is very volatile. you do not know how people react. i think this is also a message by israel to iran indicating that israel is not willing to accept any deals. >> is that why israel has attacked? >> there is no knowledge of why exactly israel attacked last night rather than a week ago or a week later. i think the new government in the making wants to make clear that they will continue policies towards the region, and it is
KCSMMHZ
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
software company in geneva. he made over 200 million euros. now, many of his fellow greeks are looking to follow in his footsteps, and he can see why -- not only does he love the beautiful swiss countryside and the country's efficiency, he also appreciates its low rate of taxation. >> it is not illegal, but morally unacceptable that in some comfort -- countries, you have to pay 50% tax. anybody who wants to have a good quality life -- i find it proper no more. it has to do with tax. >> tax regulation is especially business friendly, which is why thousands of businesses are headquartered, at least on paper, here. a growing number of greek businesses are here as well. christoph knows why. he has just helped a company set up business. in switzerland, the corporate tax rate is just 5%, compared to 20% in greece. he shows colleagues how he said it up. tax breaks are one of several factors that make switzerland highly attractive to businesses. >> if you base your business here, you are in good company, international company. there is a host of international skilled workers here waiting to be
CW
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm CST
that. 11 at lake geneva. factor in the wind chills. it feels as cold as 18 blacklist alike. 15 below at west chicago with a knife here in the city. nine here in the city. there some advisers for the most snow showers. some rain droplets up in the clouds. if problems snowflakes up in the clouds. here is the snow coming off of the lake. that will continue to happen. there is a little band of snow out to the west of us. look, brought the cool down as. here is a 10 day forecast. here is the forecast tuesday. here we are on wednesday. here is that overrunning situation. over the weekend we moderate a little bit before another dump of cool air comes in the early next week. this afternoon first subzero temperatures and nearly two years. there reenforcing push of cold air. we've had our high temperature. like the wind chill adviserfolks out to the west and northwest and southern suburbs away from the city 3-9 below. sunshine in frigid temperatures. 14 tomorrow. maybe some flurries on wednesday. a high temperature of 24 degrees. the word it is cold here. it could have been a lot colder. we've
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
detained in wartime should be detained. we have bypassed the geneva conventions and the fact that people are supposed to be held. the geneva convention to withdraw the u.s. troops would definitely signify. but the problem is when the supreme court decisions were made, the judges after the geneva convention, setting up a parallel based on the aumf. that's what we've seen in the nba provision to try to expand and doesn't narrowly cover. it's whoever the president decides is the enemy. it's very troubling. but in a position where we argue we've reached the end, but there's a lot of institutional push to run with. >> this gentleman over here. >> i have a question, maybe hypothetical or theoretical, for what would happen if president obama would decide tomorrow, i close down guantÁnamo. he has commander-in-chief, if he would do this, what happened then? could anyone, or to congress bucket or what would have been if he would make this decision tomorrow? >> well, there are practical problems now with wicked people can go. so it takes work to get it so you can empty people at guantÁnamo
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
capture the military context and give them protection of the geneva convention until the end of hostility. neither of those happened. these men were literally held without rights for 2.5 years until the supreme court said these men have to have the right to do this. between the seventh of february, 2002 and president bush claiming that the geneva convention did not apply until june, 2006 the supreme court said excuse me, and a prisoner you are holding has the minimum protection of article 3 of the geneva convention which guarantees that you cannot torture or abuse. between those two dates, the united states was happily toward free people because it claimed they did not have rights. -- happily torturing people. the very fundamental issues that drew me into this and keep me involved. along the way, i happened to be in place and i have the ability to be there when a huge amount of information was released through the freedom of information act. there were the names and nationalities of the prisoners, 8000 pages of allegations and the transcripts of the tribunals and review boards that took p
FOX News
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
president bush on the policy. they said he was stomping over the geneva convention. he editorialized it in "foreign affairs" magazine that he continued the policy and since has and still blames bush. continuously blames bush. he knows he continued to -- >> bob: he was running for office by the way, did you get that, too, i used the vice president? okay, good. >> eric: got to go? that's it. are you done? >> bob: yeah. >> eric: coming up, the vice president gaffe machine is off to a roaring start in 2013. can't believe good old joe and what he said. female senator's swearing in yesterday. we'll show you the tape. it's friday. great song. listen. ♪ sweet little thing ♪ she's my pride and joy ♪ ♪ ♪ she's my sweet little baby ♪ i'm her little lover boy ♪ ♪ >> andrea: well, it was an historic day in washington as 20 women were sworn in the u.s. senate. record number. but is there something about being a woman that makes them superior lawmakers? california democratic senator dianne feinstein seems to think so. here is what she told abc's diane sawyer in an interview with her fe
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
other hand of course they treated the japanese prison in accord with the geneva convention hoping that would lead to better treatment of americans. the difficulty early on they wanted to commit suicide for the very reason that i mentioned earlier they thought that being captured was dishonorable and in many cases they did americans to let them commit suicide. in the most part they swayed them the other way the ones i write about the site after a couple of years to be a part of rebuilding the javanese are going to lose the war. islamic you're talking with craig smith author of counting the days published by smithsonian box. thank you very much. >> thank you. secure is a look at upcoming book fairs and festivals happening around the country. >>> the first ladies that i'm drawn to our on the ground floor, the more modest ladies that i can identify with like eleanor roosevelt and jackie kennedy. you know, those are the women whose stories deal close enough to connect with. many of the women in the higher floors of the state flower, they seem like characters from a wonderful story beca
FOX News
Jan 3, 2013 2:00am PST
1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. >> after hours and hours of tough negotiations the most powerful people in america have finally come to an agreement, that's right. if it's a girl they are going to name it kim if it's a boy they are going to name it kanye. >> more on that coming up later in the show. welcome back to "fox & friends first". >> half past the hour. that means it is time for your 5@5:30. the top five stories making news at this hour. the families of those gunned down in the theater massacre is calling i
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
fatal shooting. now, it happened around midnight on napals street not far from geneva. just a short time ago, alex savidge spoke to the victim's grieving mother. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning, the mother of the man who died in this double shooting told me she would really like witnesses to come forward and help out police. at this point, investigators have only a limited description on this gunman who, early this morning, just about midnight, opened fire on two cousins. it happened here on the00 block of naples -- 1100 block of naples street. the relatives gave me this photo, 43-year-old daniel cologne, a father to one son who grew up in san francisco. relatives say he and his cousin were walking home from a nearby bar when the shooting happened. daniel cologne died at the scene. his cousin, andrew cologne, was shot in the upper body and taken to san francisco general hospital. the mother -- the mother of the man who died says she can't believe this happened and doesn't have any idea why anyone would target her son or andrew cologne. >> i don't know. i don't know. i don't kn
KICU
Jan 24, 2013 11:30pm PST
shooting on maple street near skwre geneva. colon had lived his entire life in the neighborhood and was on his way home after celebrating the 49ers victory when he was killed. >>> a ktvu crew was at moffet field at the team loaded up and headed to afghanistan. combat search and rescue in afghanistan and the horn of africa. you can see the guards men loading the helicopter on board the massive c5 transport plane. the 129th provides medical care for those wounded during combat. >> they are armed helicopters that go into the fire fight. our mission is to get people medical care as quickly as possible. >> the main thing we have to keep in mind is to make sure other people get to go home to their families as well. >>> now to capitol hill where secretary of state nominee john kerry faced a mostly friendly crowd during his confirmation hearing today. the senator from massachusetts faced questions on a litany of foreign policy subjects from the senate foreign relations committee. along the topics, how best to t handle the nuclear threat from iran, sir syria and the emerging threat in africa
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
going to be held in geneva switzerland in mid-march of this year. and i've been working with that group to organize that particular meeting. the goal there is to provide a framework that national governments throughout the world can use to develop a national drought policy and adapted to their particulaparticula r needs. what we are trying to provide for a set of best practices that they can use an employee to reduce the impacts of future drought because the concern about drought in the future is highly related to the issue of climate change and what's going to happen to the frequencies and severities and duration of those events. >> like so many things in our world we really do need to on this issue built better
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
shooting on maple street near skwre geneva. colon had lived his entire life in the neighborhood and was on his way home after celebrating the 49ers victory when he was killed. >>> a ktvu crew was at moffet field at the team loaded up and headed to afghanistan. combat search and rescue in afghanistan and the horn of africa. you can see the guards men loading the helicopter on board the massive c5 transport plane. the 129th provides medical care for those wounded during combat. >> they are armed helicopters that go into the fire fight. our mission is to get people medical care as quickly as possible. >> the main thing we have to keep in mind is to make sure other people get to go home to their families as well. >>> now to capitol hill where secretary of state nominee john kerry faced a mostly friendly crowd during his confirmation hearing today. the senator from massachusetts faced questions on a litany of foreign policy subjects from the senate foreign relations committee. along the topics, how best to t handle the nuclear threat from iran, sir syria and the emerging threat in africa
CW
Jan 29, 2013 9:00pm CST
will come down. lake geneva and the city well over an inch. the rain is stacking up and watch what happens. midnight and 3:00 a.m.. a temporary pause. light rain in the morning. the rain snow line is south of the city by lunchtime. then the snow comes in after that. this ability tonight is low. fog and hayes with this rain. a secondary flow will develhow much rain will get. we have rain in here at lunch time and in the afternoon of lingering snow that may last until 9:00 p.m.. here is our model. you can see a couple inches of snow in the city but north and west towards rock built and james bell, five or more inches will come down. in eastern iowa northwest of illinois near stevenson county, there could be a half feet of snow. in wisconsin 11 in. near travis city according to our model. it is cooling down in the suburbs. west southwest winds will turn to the north and cool the humidity. humidity is one person under% 9.100 percent tonight. the high temperatures thursday. thursday night we are near zero and with wind chills. we drop to 11 tomorrow evening and below zero tomorrow night
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 12:00am EST
geneva. he manages all of this with five different cell phones he totes around in his knapsack. you've got a lot of jobs. >> mm, i have some, yes. >> do you remember them all? >> yeah. but i don't get confused, since i do them all, yes? >> you and i have lived among workaholics in our day. i have never seen anything like sergio. when it was a holiday in italy, he'd come to america to work. when it's a holiday in america, he goes to italy to work. saturdays and sundays were just workdays to him and for his whole team. and anybody who signed up with sergio signed up for the program. >> marchionne does have passions besides work. he loves opera and jazz and very fast cars. in turin, he showed us the high end of the fiat automotive line, which includes maserati and ferrari. these are great-looking cars. is there anything here for less than half a million dollars? >> all of them. >> all of them? sergio owns a couple of these, but he has no opportunity to drive them. as head of italy's largest industrial empire, his life is much different here. he's required by the government to trav
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
university of geneva. he wanted european companies to learn american management techniques which were much more advanced at the time. he wanted them to understand the whole concept of stake holders. that is not just the shareholders and customers but also the employees, the community in which you live, the country in which you operate. so now this became a gathering of corporate leaders and royalty and kings and prime ministers. they're all here, about 2500 of them. hundreds of journalists. even some leaders who aren't, like everybody is here, christine. this is a weird gathering. and they come up with a theme. the last several years the themes have been about dealing with these crisis in 2008 and 2009, the big financial crisisment then the european crisis in 2011 and 2012. now they came up with resilient dynamism. he said we are dynamic as a world. a lot of echos from president obama's inaugural speech yesterday. not entirely clear what it means. there will be hundreds of sessions through the course of the next few days and then lots and lots of informal meetings between leaders. thi
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
geneva convention provides for the detention of enemy combatants so long as the world lasts. so the real question is when is the war against al qaeda over, which is the meta thing hanging over this entire issue. >> do you think that's right, that the obama administration had a road to damascus moment where they came to learn to embrace this, or was it that they got this political pushback from lindsey graham and republicans -- >> i think that there is a certain amount of truth. i wouldn't call it a road to damascus moment. there's a certain amount of truth that the obama administration acquiesced to the late bush administration after the courts got done dismantling the more aggressive policies of the bush administration. they said we're going to keep some of this stuff. that's what happened at the national archives speech in 2009. but i think guantanamo is not an essential facility. we can safely house terrorists inside the united states no matter how dangerous they are. what happened with guantanamo is that the administration bungle eld t ed the politics and they decided they weren't go
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
solution based on the geneva communique of june 2012. >> haiti marked a three-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that killed roughly 300,000 people and let more than 1.5 million homeless in what was already the poorest country in the western hemisphere. in tent camps housing the displaced, haitian residents said international donors have left them behind. >> my message to the international donors is the money they gave to help the people in haiti is being put to use for other people's interest to buy luxury cars, pay for hotels, and go to high-priced restaurants paid in u.s. dollars. >> i don't see a future year. there is no tomorrow. last night the children went to bed without anything to eat. >> appearing in haiti to mark the anniversary, former president bill clinton was questioned about u.n. responsibility for the post earthquake cholera epidemic that's killed nearly 8000 people. some 450,000 haitians have also been sickened since the cholera outbreak erupted in october 2010, apparently brought over by u.n. peacekeepers from nepal. >> we had to speed up some of the inf
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
province. it's the largest military site they've taken so far. meanwhile, in geneva, u.n. envoy lakhdar brahimi met with u.s. and russian diplomats in a search for a political solution in syria. he said later that prospects appear grim. france intervened in mali today to stem an offensive by islamic rebels linked to al qaeda. within hours of arriving, the french launched air strikes and helped government forces retake the town of konna in the center of the west african nation. rebels pushing down from the north had seized it this week. in paris, french president francois hollande said his government answered an urgent appeal from the president of its former colony. >> mali is being confronted with an aggression by terrorist elements coming from the north whose brutality and fanaticism the entire world is aware of. as a consequence a frenched arm forces brought their support this afternoon to mali units to fight against these terrorist elements. this operation will la as long asnecessary. >> sreenivasan: later, the malian president declared a national state of emergency. his defense mini
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
didn't go to geneva this until 1985 and the man who managed to push the cold war toward it then did so largely in that second term. >> rose: bill clinton also i guess you could say got welfare reform in the second term, did he not? >> actually, it was before the election in 1996 and he created his own problems as we know and that's one of the grat tragedies of modern american history is this enormous man, the best politician since lyndon johnson to hold the office who ran into the impeachment issue and ended up squandering at least a year and a half, two years. so -- and i think the other -- the most recent example i think by pretty common consent, president bush did better after what he called his thumping in 2006 when he finally fired donald rumsfeld, brought in bob gates and began to move to slightly more of a center position before the economy collapsed. >> rose: so what's the challenge for president obama in the second term? >> it's immense, brendan sullivan one of the great defense lawyers here in washington always says when you're in a negotiation and you have the upper hand
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 2:35am EST
switzerland. a gunman with an assault rifle opened fire in a village east of geneva, killing three people and injuring two others. the shooter was wounded by police. switzerland has one of the highest levels of gun ownership in the word. >>> now that she's been released from the hospital, her staff says hillary clinton is eager to get back to work. doctors say they expect her to make a full recovery after the discovery of a blood clot near her brain. >>> the junior senator from illinois is returning to work in washington today nearly a year after suffering a stroke. after months of grueling physical and speech therapy, senator mark kirk is as determined as ever. he said he visualized climbing the 45 steps to the capitol as a source of inspiration. >> i just thought about the capitol has an awful lot of steps. that would be a good, symbolic goal for me. and to me, it's about setting goals almost every month that are big enough and meaningful for me. >> kirk will have a scaled back schedule and do less traveling but says he still has the stamina to do his job. >> that's inspirational. >>> i
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